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I have a great selection of antique cacti succulents prints. Antique engravings, mostly 19th Century hand colored engravings that are available for sale by purchasing online, or please call me at  413-245-4197  for immediate expert assistance.

Cacti Succulents:  Here is an assortment of old cactus and succulent prints.  Antique hand colored engravings.  

Many unusual species of Aloe. These antique prints date from 1820 to 1900.

Cacti Succulents:  Curtis Aloe!   English hand colored copper plate engraving on handmade rag. Published c. 1800.  @5×9″

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Stapelia Prints, English Hand Colored Engravings, double matted in rag to 11×14″

Stapelia Prints.  Antique hand colored copper plate engraving on hand made rag paper. Published in England for the The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, is an illustrated publication which began in 1787. The longest running botanical magazine, it is widely referred to by the subsequent name Curtis’s Botanical Magazine. Click here to contact us.

 

 

 

 

English hand water colored Cacti Succulent engravings and lithographs. Vintage Botanical Illustrations.

These antique botanical illustrations were produced and issued on a periodic basis.  The authors included Curtis, Edwards, Paxton. Each vintage print is in good condition. Outstanding bright colors. A few have issue folds that are part of the antiquity of the illustration. Each print measures approximately 9×12″

 

I have a great selection of antique cacti succulents prints. Antique engravings, mostly 19th Century hand colored engravings that are available for sale by purchasing online, or please call me at 413-245-4197 Email: anne@annehallantiqueprints.com

Antique prints, antique lithographs and hand colored engravings quickly explained.  The history of printing is a fascinating subject. People had life long trades of professional crafts during the 17th, 18th,and 19th Centuries. Paper making, hand made rag papers, wove rag papers, were all employed trades prior to making paper from trees as we do today. Antique printing methods include copper plate engraving, steel plate engraving, and wood engraving. Lithographs and chromolithographs. Illumination by hand coloring, using water colors, and printing in colors by limestone plates. That doesn’t even take into account the difficulties of obtaining the insight, frequently by traveling naturalists,  to create the illustrations, producing the documentation or the text…

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